Flipboard, the world’s first social magazine, is hiring!
Our mission is to let people discover and share content in beautiful and simple ways.
We are looking for a proactive, highly-motivated senior engineer to work on a variety of projects related to Flipboard's web technologies.
Desired Skills, Experience and Abilities:
BS/MS with strong CS fundamentals
Strong programming and design skills
In-depth understanding of web browser architecture and behavior
Experience working on a mobile device is a plus, e.g., iOS, Android
Expertise with web application frameworks
Keen eye for clean UI implementation
Strong knowledge of website design best practices
Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills
Why Join Flipboard?
• Team-up with cutting-edge thought leaders from Apple, Google, Netflix, Adobe, Ellerdale, Sony, Ning, Tellme, and Microsoft, Time Inc. & Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to help grow the world's first social magazine across multiple platforms.
• CEO, Mike McCue is a successful entrepreneur founding companies such as Paper Software (acquired by Netscape) and Tellme Networks (acquired by Microsoft), all delivering high-level valuations.
• Exciting and collaborative team working with a strong purpose and vision. Mockup Monday lunches held each week serve as a forum for team members to demo new ideas and projects.
• Pick your equipment: we provide your choice of Apple computers, screens, iPad’s, and peripherals
• Flipboard’s HQ is an open, beautifully converted art studio centrally located in the heart of downtown Palo Alto.
• Compensation including base, equity, plus generous, comprehensive benefits (details below)
Benefits & Perks:
• 401(k) with company contribution
• Vision, dental, life, and health insurance
• Paid time off- holidays, vacation, and sick leave
• Flexible hours
• Subsidized gym and commuter programs
• Beer Fridays: casual team & friend meet-ups at Flipboard HQ
• Team celebrations: company anniversaries, birthdays, Thanksgiving, weddings/babies - you name it, we celebrate it.
• Flipboard Sports- Basketball team, certified rock climbers, biking, or anything you’d like to organize.
• Lots of snacks (healthy and otherwise)
Flipboard is founded by Mike McCue, former CEO of Tellme Networks, and Evan Doll, former Senior iPhone Engineer at Apple.
Flipboard has raised $60.5 million from legendary investors including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer, Index Ventures, and Insight Venture.
Index Ventures - 20 months ago